Angels & Demons Decoded DVDANGELS & DEMONS DECODED investigates the fascinating truths behind The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown's first novel.
From centuries-old secret societies to the sometimes uneasy relationship between the Vatican and leading scientists, this special will thrill and inform viewers about a monumental time in world history.
Dan Brown's bestselling novels have ignited both controversy and outrage, but how much of their stories of centuries-old clandestine societies and papal scandals are based on truth? What dark secrets of the Illuminati, the Freemasons, Galileo and the Church itself remain untold? Investigate the fascinating truths behind Brown's first novel, from ancient secret societies to real-world cryptography, from the high-stakes intrigue surrounding the installation of a new Pope to the occasionally uneasy relationship between the Vatican and leading scientists, in this revealing special from HISTORY™.
Uncloaking many of the historical facts of a monumental time in world history, ANGELS & DEMONS DECODED examines religious conspiracies, secret "codes" hidden in Roman architecture and artwork, and controversial theories that pit science against faith -- with life or death consequences. Renowned symbologists, art historians, religious scholars, scientists and other experts help unravel the mysteries and expose any diabolical plots to destroy the Church.
Angels & Demons (Hardcover)Before The Da Vinci Code there was Angels & Demons, the explosive thriller that introduced the mysterious world of Harvard symbologist Robesrt Langdon. Now Dan Brown's legions of fans can add a breathtaking new dimension to the Angels & Demons reading experience with this Special Illustrated Edition, featuring 150 images of the architectural highlights, religious symbols, paintings, maps, sculptures, and locations found in this contemporary classic.
An ancient secret brotherhood. A devastating new weapon of destruction. An unthinkable target. When world-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to analyze a mysterious symbol -- seared into the chest of a murdered physicist -- he discovers evidence of the unimaginable: the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati...the most powerful underground organization ever to walk the earth. The Illuminati has now surfaced to carry out the final phase of its legendary vendetta against and age-old enemy.
Langdon's worst fears are confirmed on the eve of the Vatican's holy conclave, when a messenger of the Illuminati announces they have hidden an unstoppable time bomb at the very heart of Vatican City. With the countdown under way, Langdon jets to Rome to join forces with Vittoria Vetra, a beautiful and mysterious Italian scientist, to assist the Vatican in a desperate bid for survival.
No Dan Brown library is complete without this lavishly illustrated special edition. No true lover of suspense fiction will be able to resist the exhilarating blend of scholarly intrigue and relentless adventure found in Angels & Demons.